UpWind Solutions Inc., a wind asset management services firm based in Medford, Ore., has promoted Peter Wells to chief operating officer. He is responsible for business operations at the company, including safety, quality and business unit operations. In addition, Wells is tasked with the development and growth of UpWind's new business units, including the recently acquired blade services, major maintenance services and spare parts divisions.
Wells joined UpWind in December 2010 after a decade of service at GE, where he served in a number of roles within GE Energy. Prior to joining GE, Wells had over 10 years of commercial operations and project management experience working for companies in the U.K., Belgium and Asia.